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Aguas Zarcas   contributed by Mike Farmer   MetBul Link
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63.82 grams.   CM2

TKW ~12 kg. Observed fall 23 April 2019, Aguas Zarcas, Costa Rica.

Mike writes:
Fresh 63 gram stone found by Michael Farmer, Saturday April 27th 2019, 4 days after fall. Pre-rain. Largest CM2 meteorite fall since Murchison in 1969. Had 3 days of excellent hunting and then the rain hit.

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Chauncey Walden
 5/3/2019 2:12:45 PM
You deserve it, Mike! Hard work pays off.
Anne Black
 5/2/2019 12:38:09 PM
Great!! Now I am very curious to see what it will look like in a thin-section.
John Divelbiss
 5/2/2019 10:37:24 AM
An incredibly beautiful stone Mike...congrats!!
Twink Monrad
 5/2/2019 9:48:43 AM
How fun!
Ben Fisler
 5/2/2019 9:41:18 AM
Mike, thanks for sharing photos of that beautiful find. Hope you get many more.
Michael Doran
 5/2/2019 8:55:42 AM
Good eye! Fantastic stone! I understand that initial indications are that the Costa Rica fall is likely a CM and possibly a CI. Per the Met Bull database, since Cold Bokkeveld in 1838, CM falls seem to average about once every 10 years (and CI falls, since Alais in 1806, about every 40 years). These are exciting times!
Bernd Pauli
 5/2/2019 6:33:37 AM
You name it, Mike: f l a w l e s s !!! Sincere congrats!
Larry Atkins
 5/2/2019 6:02:28 AM
Nice one Mike! I can hear Robert talking in the video, Robert, are you gonna let Mike outdo you like that? Wish I was there with you guys!
Stephen Amara
 5/2/2019 5:30:17 AM
Great job out there man. Beautiful stones!!!!
Pierre-Marie Pel*
 5/2/2019 4:27:50 AM
awesome job as Always.
 5/2/2019 3:42:21 AM
Such a wonderful stone, most probably CM (x). Incredible. Congrats, Mike!

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